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Posted: 07/03/2009

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Facilities Coordinator, Drayton Hall
Professional Opportunity
Charleston, SC

Reporting to the Director of Preservation, the Facilities Coordinator will ensure that all non-historic buildings and site infrastructure (plumbing, HVAC, electricity, etc.) are maintained and presented in accordance to the highest professional standards and as required to provide visitors and staff with a safe, comfortable environment.


* Supervise Facilities Technicians, contractors, and other personnel related to facilities and site infrastructure in a professional manner, and coordinate with Director of Preservation, other staff, and Drayton Hall's Advisory Board.

* Facilitate teamwork and communications throughout Drayton Hall, especially re: facilities and site infrastructure.

* With oversight by the department director, help determine and then implement annual, monthly, and daily programs of work, developing work lists, schedules, and routine procedures as appropriate.

* Help prepare and implement site budget for site facilities and infrastructure, including the purchasing of equipment, materials, and supplies, and ensure inventory control and evaluate budget performance.

* Ensure all tools, equipment and machinery are well looked after, properly used, services recorded, maintained, and replacements planned.

* Handle the recordkeeping, inventory control, documentation, and compliance with codes and regulations that govern non-historic facilities and site infrastructure.

* Contribute to the development of the site master plan and of an interpretive center for the near and long term.

* Assist in strategically building the Preservation Department in keeping with the strategic plan.

* Help with planning and implementing preparedness and responses to emergency/security/disaster needs, including training of staff, as they relate to the non-historic facilities and site infrastructure.

* Help coordinate and implement with other staff the work required for special events, site rentals, and educational programs as related to site facilities and infrastructure.


* B.A. or related degree in technical fields related to facilities management, maintenance and/or historic preservation.

* Minimum 3-5 years experience in professional capacity working with facilities, museums, or historic sites, and in coordinating staff and work tasks.

* Proven skills in communications, oral and written, and in administration and organization.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please include cover letter in the body of a message and email your resume as a Word, PDF or Text attachment to 39717-CS-815@nthp.hrmdirect.com

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